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Makaton Foundation Workshop City Health

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Course overview

This two day workshop (4 modules) is the initial entry Makaton training for professionals working with children or adults who use, or would benefit from using, Makaton.

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    Sally has made this course extremely enjoyable

    Learning Support Assistant ,Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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    An excellent course that exceeded my expectations. I feel confident that I can go away and use a wide range of signs in my work.

    Former delegate

Course outcomes

Course outcomes

This workshop gives an introduction to Makaton, both signs and symbols. It has theoretical lectures on a variety of topics including Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) and the use of Makaton. You will also learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional stage of the Makaton core vocabulary.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Prerequisite knowledge

The course is aimed at professionals who want to develop Makaton to work with clients. Participants should have an understanding of early communication skills.

English requirements

Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English.

Assessment

Assessment

The two days use both lecture style teaching and practical activities to learn the signs and symbols.

Makaton pocket books of signs, symbols and participant manuals for each module are provided within the course cost.

Recommended reading

Recommended reading

For more information about Makaton training for professionals see the Makaton website:

https://www.makaton.org/training/makatonForProfessionals/